More evidence, if we needed it, that Herman Cain's keep-it-simple tax plan has gone as viral as a Steven Soderbergh plot point. A friend passes on a new Spirit Airlines deal:
"Let's get real," goes the ad copy. "America can't wait until 2012, you need a vacation now!"
It still doesn't top this shameless campaign tie-in.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.